What is MOOC’s
A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. There are more than 6000+ MOOC on this Internet. In India, SWAYAM is the top MOOC.
Mooc in India
SWAYAM is an ambitious upcoming MOOC platform by the Indian government. Under SWAYAM, professors of centrally-funded institutions in India — such as Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), and central universities — will offer online courses to citizens of India.
Last month the Government of India released a list of MOOCs that will be offered on SWAYAM. You can find the PDF here.
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Some Of The Popular Mooc’s
|MOOC||NO of Courses|
|Canvas Network||539 courses|
|Miríada X||241 courses|
|France Université Numerique||234 courses|
|Open Education by Blackboard||115 courses|
|Stanford OpenEdx||85 courses|
|Polimi OPEN KNOWLEDGE||32 courses|
|World Science U||23 courses|
|Complexity Explorer||20 courses|
|MongoDB University||20 courses|
|First Business MOOC||4 courses|